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Black widow spiders creep northward

Venomous northern black widow spiders are being spotted farther north than they've ever been found before, scientists have found with the help of photos snapped by the public. "They're occupying new habitats that we didn't previously think they could," said Yifu Wang, lead author of a new Canadian study tracking the

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Tech Companies Banned Infowars. Now, Its App Is Trending.

Just days after Google, Facebook and Apple purged videos and podcasts from the right-wing conspiracy site Infowars from their sites, the Infowars app has become one of the hottest in the country.On Wednesday, Infowars was the No. 1 overall “trending” app on the Google Play store, a metric that reflects

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New York City Caps Uber and Lyft Vehicles in a Crackdown

“The City’s 12-month pause on new vehicle licenses will threaten one of the few reliable transportation options while doing nothing to fix the subways or ease congestion,” Josh Gold, a spokesman for Uber, said in a statement.Anand Sanwal, chief executive of CB Insights, a software company that examines technology trends,

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Tech Tip: How to Look for Proof of a Spoof

AdvertisementTECH TIPIf your friends are getting email messages you didn’t send, someone may be forging your address on spammy activities.Aug. 9, 2018Q. I received one (and only one) warning from a friend that she had gotten a “this might be of interest” email from me and said I was hacked.

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